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Item of the month, December 2015 / January 2016: Anthony Green at 60

Anthony (Tony) Green has had a long association with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as a professor of piano and as a lecturer, and additionally as the composer of a piece ( 518 more words

The Secret World: December Subscriber Item of the Month Is Star Wars Themed

At the beginning of every month, subscribers and lifers are able to claim a free item from the TSW store, and they usually consist of awesome things ranging from cosmetics, pets or utility. 79 more words


Item of the month, November 2015: Handel - Acis and Galatea

Handel composed what has been described variously as as a serenata, a masque, a pastoral and a pastoral opera, whilst living in North West London in the early eighteenth century. 324 more words

Library item of the month, Oct 2015: Shostakovich Symphony no. 11

Subtitled “the year 1905”, the work is, along with the second, third and twelfth symphonies, based on a programme of “revolution” subjects. Composed in 1956/57 to mark the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the October Revolution, it sought to graphically depict the “Bloody Sunday” massacre, when thousands of unarmed protesters were gunned down in front of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg. 295 more words

The Right to Health (Item of the Month)

By Paul Theerman, Associate Director, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health

Does one have a “right to health”? And if so, what does that right entail? 1,148 more words


Library item of the month, Sep 2015: 'Somebody loves me'

The Item of the month for September 2015 is George Gershwin’s Somebody loves me (words by Ballard MacDonald and Buddy DeSylva).

Between 1920 and 1924, Gershwin wrote music for five of George White’s Broadway reviews including… 303 more words

Dr. William Edmund Aughinbaugh, Medical Adventurer (Item of the Month)

By Arlene Shaner, Historical Collections Reference Librarian

In the November 1915 issue of The American Magazine, the “Interesting People” section profiled an unusual physician. … 983 more words